Wear it. Beat it.

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Avante Care & Support office staff show their support for the British Heart Foundation by ‘Wearing it red’, helping to raise awareness for a great cause! Congratulations to everyone for donating to charity and raising £66!

New Beginnings

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‘I have learnt that care home residents don’t just spend their time in front of the TV drinking tea and eating biscuits – well the residents at Amherst Court certainly don’t anyway!’ Since I was a child I had always had so much respect and time for the older generation. I was just fascinated with their stories and all the … Read More

Inform Newsletter – Issue 6

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Inform Newsletter – Issue 6 Avante Moving Forward Into 2015.. “We are all working in increasingly difficult and challenging times within the health and social care sector.  Daily news stories on hospital discharge pressures, diminishing local authority funding for care, and the new focus by CQC on poor performance and threat of enforcement all contribute to the environment Avante now … Read More

Time to Change Village at Wrotham

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Time to Change Village at Wrotham Young Healthy Minds was invited to a Time to Change Village event at Wrotham School on 24th June 2014. Time to Change is an anti-stigma campaign run by the leading mental health charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness. Find out more at www.time-to-change.org.uk/ Time to Change aims to start a conversation… or hopefully thousands … Read More

Happy Birthday to Rose at Amherst Court

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Happy 99th Birthday to Rose at Amherst Court Congratulations to Rose Thatcher, a resident at Amherst Court who celebrated her 99th birthday on the 15th December. Staff at the home held a big birthday bash for Rose and invited local singer Annie Love to attend and sing throughout the afternoon for all the residents to enjoy. Rose thoroughly enjoyed everyone … Read More

Congratulations to Stepahead Support Managing Director

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Congratulations to Carolyn McVittie, Managing Director, Stepahead Support, for recently passing a Master’s Degree with Merit. Carolyn McVittie, Managing Director of Stepahead Support; a charity that supports young people and families across the community who are in need of help and guidance, has over the last two years studied a part time course in Advanced Child Protection with the University … Read More

Avante Care and Support Awarded Investors in People Award

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Avante Care and Support Awarded Investors in People Silver Award Avante Care and Support, a registered charity supporting over 3000 older people through its nursing and dementia care homes and home care services, has been awarded the Investors in People Silver standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people. Avante Care and Support is a charity that … Read More

Weybourne care home achieves Eden Alternative

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Weybourne care home recognised for its commitment to supporting meaningful lives for its residents. A care home for people living with dementia has been recognised for its commitment to supporting meaningful lives for its residents. Weybourne in Abbeywood, now has an ‘Eden Tree’ plaque and certificate, in recognition of being included on the Eden Alternative UK Register of Homes. The … Read More

Nigel Mitchell, Assistant Finance Manager, qualifies to become member of AAT

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Nigel Mitchell, Assistant Finance Manager, qualifies to become member of AAT In February this year Nigel Mitchell, Assistant Finance Manager at Head Office, qualified to become a member of the AAT, “Association of Accounting Technicians”. For those who are not aware AAT is a professional body, recognised in business which shows its members can demonstrate competence and understanding in accountancy.  … Read More

Inform Newsletter – November 2014

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Inform Newsletter November 2014 Issue 4 During October, our Board made the decision to proceed with the planned closure of our care home Homeleigh in Bexley.   Homeleigh was built some 40 or more years ago and has been providing good quality care for the people of Erith and the surrounding area. However, the building is now not fit for purpose and … Read More